Monday, November 24, 2014 Kislev 2, 5775

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Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
At about 6:30 p.m. on Monday evenings at Martins Run, "Sewing Night" begins. After dinner, about a dozen residents, all women, start trickling into the art room to get to work. Some come via walkers, others in wheelchairs. They've been gathering in this way since September to craft cotton pillow-cases for children, teenagers and women with cancer. The idea for...
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Like most nonprofit groups, the North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry is having to do more with less in a cloudy economic climate that's showing few signs of getting sunnier. But NACOEJ is hopeful that its annual Chanukah campaign can help boost its after-school program in Israel and provide many Ethiopian-Israeli students with textbooks. The conference's "8th Night of Chanukah"...
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In these difficult economic times, thrift is of the essence, and lots of bargains can still be found in the realm of Judaica, if you know where to look. Good books and fine works of art can usually be discovered in secondhand shops, which have managed to survive the downturn. And, if all else fails, head for the Internet. JTA...
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In these difficult economic times, thrift is of the essence, and lots of bargains can still be found in the realm of Judaica, if you know where to look. Good books and fine works of art can usually be discovered in secondhand shops, which have managed to survive the downturn. And, if all else fails, head for the Internet. JTA...
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A Bucks County businessman and philanthropist allegedly has led a hidden life, in which he helped to run a Russian prostitution ring and engaged in sexual acts with teenage orphans, according to Laurie Magid, acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, which is based in Philadelphia. On Dec. 3, Magid announced that a grand jury had handed down...
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